Tag: Pakistan

Center Holds Seminar for Thai Judges on Legal Issues of Surrogacy in Asia

Among the speakers at the seminar were Faustina Pereira (l), the Center’s Regional Director of Asia, and Mrinal Satish, professor at the National Law School of India University. The Center for Reproductive Rights’ Asia team recently hosted a virtual seminar on the legal issues of surrogacy in Asia for judges and others working in Thailand’s […]

Center Leads Workshop to Broaden Understanding of SRHR Issues in Asia

Three-day training for young lawyers, youth advocates, health professionals and others held through the South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative.

“Let’s Talk Repro” Series: Prabina Bajracharya, Senior Manager for Asia

"I see reproductive rights as being at the core of gender equality and human rights, and this really resonates with the Center's mission."

Submission to the UN Human Rights Council Examines Pakistan’s Lack of Progress on SRHR Issues

Report outlines country’s failure on sexual and reproductive health rights and services and recommends laws and policies to improve access.

Joint Submission to Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan

The Center for Reproductive Rights and Aahung, a Karachi-based NGO, presented this joint submission on July 13, 2022, to supplement the report of the Government of Pakistan scheduled for review in the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council. This submission focuses on the Government’s obligations to protect and promote sexual and reproductive rights. Specifically, […]

Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court

Ruling in Sayed v. Sindh marks major progress in improving maternal health, especially for women living on low incomes.

Fact Sheet: Syed & Others v. Sindh

The ruling in Syed & Others v. Sindh by the Sindh High Court ordered Pakistan’s Sindh government to increase access to obstetric fistula repair services. The case was conceptualized by the Center’s South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI). Read the fact sheet:

Issue Spotlight: COVID-19

Center initiatives address pandemic’s impact on reproductive rights and access around the world.

The Global Gag Rule’s Long Shadow in Pakistan

An article in Foreign Policy explores the impact in Pakistan of a Trump-era policy, called the “Global Gag Rule,” that undermined health and rights of women around the world by denying funding for foreign organizations providing abortion information or services. Sara Malkani, a lawyer and advisor for the Center for Reproductive Rights, commented on public […]